Become Certified in Addiction Treatment and Make a Difference
The number of citizens affected by
substance use disorder is in the millions and
Ohio is severely affected. The Addiction
Studies Certificate program prepares
individuals to work in an entry-level position
in many community health programs.
Coursework includes training in how to assist
individuals and families with a variety of
issues arising from addiction problems.
The Addiction Studies Certificate is set up to
auto-award a certificate on the Human
Services Associate of Applied Science track for those students
choosing the Chemical Dependency II
elective course. This certificate option is
available to any COTC student from other
disciplines that interact with substance abuse
clients or related addiction issues.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics, employment for addiction/
substance abuse counselors is expected to
increase by 31 percent through 2022.
Starting salary is projected at $21,000—